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Feb 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
: also tomorrow, the senate is expected to consider chuck hagel's nomination for defense secretary once again. brian, this time the republican filibuster is expected to fail. hagel could be confirmed as early as this wednesday. >> peter alexander at the white house tonight. peter, thanks. >>> almost thankfully we at least get to talk about the weather, even though it is a massive blizzard churning its way across this country tonight. watches and warnings are up in several states, many already hard-hit. now facing what is shaping up to be another record-breaker in some parts. weather channel meteorologist mike seidel joins us from wichita, kansas tonight. hey, mike. good evening. >> hey, good evening, brian. all or parts of 20 states tonight into wednesday are under some type of winter weather warning or advisory. it stretches from texas to maine. meanwhile, this morning the plains got hit hard by howling wind and blinding snow. the storm hit hard in the predawn hours in the texas panhandle. >> oh, my god, dude. >> reporter: 2 to 3-inch per hour snowfall rates and hurricane-force wind gu
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 4:00am PST
a busy week ahead. today, the senate is expected to vote on whether to move forward on chuck hagel's nomination as secretary of defense. >>> chicago voters in former congressman jesse jackson jr.'s district will brave the snow to cast their vote in today's special primary to replace him. >>> if the senate finance committee approves jack lew as the treasury secretary today a full senate vote could come as early as tomorrow. >>> on top of all that, could lawmakers prevent the sequester's $75 billion automatic spending cuts? nbc's tracie potts is live in washington. good morning to you. who feels those cuts first if congress fails to act, a lot of people are asking? >> reporter: a lot of people could. we're talking about heating assistance, food for new mothers being scaled back, fewer dollars for school construction, unemployment checks for long-term unemployed people could be cut back 10%. with all of that going on in washington, president obama is headed out of washington, headed south to newport news, virginia, where he'll speak at the business of a shipbuilder that has ties to jo
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
hill. "today in the bay's" tracie potts is live in washington, d.c. this morning and chuck hagel, a controversial pick for that position but right now the questions are his biggest critics are they ready to move finally forward on a nomination for that final vote. >> senators john mccain and lindsey graham say they are and they will allow this to come to a floor vote. republicans blocked that almost two weeks ago. now it looks like we may see two votes today. one to let the process move forward and then perhaps a final vote on hagel's nomination despite the pushback he got from his own party from republicans, former colleagues here looks like they are ready to do that. the question is how quickly might that happen. republicans have the option of having 30 hours of debate first and we're still waiting to see whether they will forego that. >> i tell you what, nothing is ever easy on capitol hill and the secretary of defense leon panetta is trying to go into retirement back here home in california and of course expressing how frustrated he is with his holdup here. is he planning, ha
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 4:30am PST
toward a vote on the president's choice for secretary of defense. the republicans stalling chuck hagel's nomination for 12 straight days but recently signaled they would end their delay tactics making way for a vote possibly today. it appears hagel would get the necessary votes to be confirmed as secretary of defense. many republicans actually do not like hagel calling him too critical of israel and too compromising with iran. >>> it's 4:49. a joyride that lasted days. a bald eagle that escaped a local school finally home. we'll tell you what got her to come back. >>> plus, how this happened. this car upside down on top of a roof of a house in texas. stick around. >> that's much more exciting than anything on the peninsula right now. 101 through palo alto, smooth, light, easy drive. a check on an east bay crash coming up. >>> right now you are looking live at the port of oakland. always kind of a nice way to start your day. you can draw some electricity out of those to help jump-start you on this tuesday morning at 4:53. >>> people in china, people in one village giving a welcome to a
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 5:00am PST
. the republicans stalling chuck hagel's nomination for 12 days now but signaled they would end delay tactics making way for a vote possibly today. it appears hagel would get necessary votes to be confirmed as secretary of defense. many republicans just don't like hagel calling him too critical of israel and too compromising with iran. >>> let's check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. it's 5:45. what are we in store for today? >> it is winter. >> do you need reminding? >> old man winter took off. do you know where he went? wichita, kansas, everybody. let's show you this video. they have a mean storm system and today we're expecting numerous flight delays and not just in the midwest. also in the deep south. they'll see quite a bit of snowfall in the midwest and deep south will deal with flooding. same system that brought us the rain last week blows up over the rockies. they'll deal with this today. make sure to check ahead throughout the day without delay with your carrier. these are places to check. wichita, st. louis, missouri, expecting delays here. chicago, atlanta, and d.c. as wel
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am PST
nominee chuck hagel. after republicans stalled his nomination, the former gop senator is now back on track to win confirmation and succeed leon panetta. >>> violence in civil war this morning as a massive explosion rocks damascus. this just hours after president bash bashar assad's regime said it was prepared to hold talks with the rebel forces. they are unlikely to talk to the government they accuse of mass atrocities. according to human rights watch, the syrian military fired several ballistic missiles into residential areas of aleppo, killing more than 140 people, including 70 children. >>> today marks 20 years since the first attack on the world trade center here in new york city. the car bombing back in 1993 killed six people and left more than 1,000 others injured. the names of those victims are now inscribed at the september 11th memorial and a ceremony will be held there today. >>> a desperate race against time near monterey bay in california after the coast guard received a series of distress calls from an unidentified family, the last one saying they were abandoning ship. it is b
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